Sport: South of the Border

For the last two decades the center court at Wimbledon has seemed like the private preserve of two nations: the U.S. and Australia. But last week, in the 1959 championships, the two big powers took back seats to and got one very rude shock from a pair of Latin nations, where tennis is still a relatively new and undeveloped sport. In the men's division, Alex Olmedo, who plays Davis Cup tennis for the U.S. but comes from Peru, which lists but 3,000 tennis players, was the class of the field. And in the women's...

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